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Dec 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
fanatics, being as fa nat cal as they are, might not even do what most of us assume they would do if we went over the curb and eventually come around. in other words, even the republicans as a whole are taking a shellacing in the polls, individual republicans, when they go back to their districts, they're most worried about being attacked from the right, having a primary challenger in 2014 from the right. so it's not exactly clear right now that the democrat strategy which i have been touting and you have been touting and most of us assume will be the strategy if we go over the curb, that is, come up with a bill that provides a middle class tax relief retroactive to the first of january, it's not 100% sure that's going to work any longer now that we know now fanatical the fanatics are. >> john, tell me how the republicans who refuse to go on with the boehner plan b could somehow, between now and new year's eve, go along with something else that was possibly less attractive to them. what is the story that they would then tell that they felt they couldn't tell last week? i'm just having t
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
this thing about abraham lincoln if congressman fleming had kept his store cal analysis focused exclusively on the period beginning with the 1913 constitutional amendment allowing for income taxation but he had to go and mention abraham lincoln. as republicans love to do, republicans love to mention abraham lincoln, because abraham lincoln was a republican and because 21st first century republicans know that abraham lincoln is the only republican that many americans admire. abraham lincoln is also the only republican president, indeed the only president who has ever gotten a republican house of representatives to raise income taxes. republicans didn't just establish the very first income tax as i just described under president lincoln. two years later, they raised the rates. they doubled the top tax rate from 5% to 10%. that's back when republicans were responsible. 150 years ago. the last time a republican house of representatives won a war was the civil war. they couldn't have done it without raising income taxes. in that 1913 constitutional amendment that finally and forever cemented con
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